Peggy Kamuf's A Derrida Reader: Between the Blinds PDF

By Peggy Kamuf

ISBN-10: 0231066589

ISBN-13: 9780231066587

ISBN-10: 0231066597

ISBN-13: 9780231066594

This is often the one to be had choice of Jacques Derrida's contributions to philosophy, awarded with a finished creation. From Speech and Phenomena to the hugely influential "Signature occasion Context," every one excerpt contains an outline and short precis.

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Here, however, in the initial set of selections, it is possible to follow Derrida as he sets into place a number of his key concepts-or what he calls semi- or quasi-concepts-that will remain in force wherever his thinking takes him thereafter. These semi-concepts-trace, differance, archi-writing, for example-so-called because they do not function as the name of anything that can be thought of as ever simply present, are not so much invented by Derrida as they are found inscribed in the gaps of the theory of signification, the theory of the sign.

Recall Spinoza's dismay before the belief in a jealous God, a belief that goes contrary to reason because jealousy can only be the attribute of a finite being. But this belief is constructed on and partially conceals an even greater scandal: that of God in a necessarily contaminating relation to jealousy. " That is, in order that no desire for possession or nonsubstitution, which are marks of finitude, contaminate the beyond-being of God, it must keep itself from substituting another, finite, jealous nature for its own infinite one.

But according to Husserl's description, it is only expression and not signification in general that belongs to the order of representation as Vorstellung. However, we have just suggested that the latter-and its other representative modifications-is implied by any sign whatsoever. " By reason of the originally repetitive structure of signs in general, there is every likelihood that "effective" language is just as imaginary as imaginary speech and that imaginary speech is just as effective as effective speech.

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